With this decision, the former president will be eligible to participate in next year’s presidential election and will be able to face Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazil’s Supreme Court has ruled: April 15 (Thursday) confirmed the cancellation of the corruption conviction of former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva).In the plenary meeting, the judges confirmed the decision of Judge Edson Fachin by a majority of eight to three votes. Judge Edson Fachin estimated in early March that the Curitiba (South) court had two trials The conviction of Lula in China is not “incompetent”.
The Brazilian Prosecutor’s Office appealed the Supreme Court’s decision last month, saying that Lula’s conviction should remain unchanged. “Procedural stability and legal certainty”.
Through this move, Lula is eligible to participate in next year’s presidential election, and he is likely to compete with the current far-right President Jair Bolsonaro (Jair Bolsonaro). The former leader of the Workers’ Party (PT) delivered a speech that resembled an election campaign last month.
As part of the investigation, Lula, 75, was accused of accepting bribes in the award of public contracts related to the national oil company Petrobras in favor of construction companies “Express delivery”.